Oct 2, 2012 1:00am EDT
care. >> greta: for a guy who hates america it appears mahmoud ahmadinejad is a fan of american products. here is jimmy falon's take on the leader. >> did you hear about this? mahmoud ahmadinejad's entourage stopped at costco in new york city. this is -- yeah. and him walking around going
Sep 24, 2012 10:00pm PDT
. jake, thank you. >> thank you, greta. >> greta: iranian president mahmoud ahmadinejad who called for israel to be wiped off the met is set to speak at the u.n. why is that speaking even more outrage than usual? because wednesday's yom kippur, the holiest jewish holiday of the year. we spoke with former new york mayor rudy giuliani about the controversy. mayor, nice to see you. >> nice to see you too. >> greta: i want to start with president ahmadinejad, your view of him coming to the united states and addressing the general assembly once again. >> i've always thought it was an outrage that he come. we used to be successful keeping people out like him in the past. but, you know, it happens. this guy is a -- i don't know what it is. he's obviously a killer, a murderer. i think a maniac. someone who has announced over and over again that he wants to see the destruction of the state of israel. in many ways he'd like to see the destruction of the united states of america. he's accorded the status of speaking as a head of state with a u.n. that, that a large segment is sympathetic to him.
Sep 26, 2012 10:00pm PDT
: brit, thank you. >> you're welcome. >> greta: mahmoud ahmadinejad took the stage at the u.n. general assembly prompting the annual walkout, but many protesters outside say this year's speech is different. it's the ultimate insult. the man who wants to wipe israel off the map speaking on yom kippur, an important jewish holiday. >> iranian president mahmoud ahmadinejad delivering his hate-filled rhetoric, and thousands of protesters turned out. >> we're here to support the opposition in iran, an to suppot against the dictator in iran. >> we are here to support our iranian brothers for their freedom since we have the same struggle, the same war, against this regime. >> the united nations is now anti-israel that the general assembly routinely does things that are disruptive. >> he's a murderer. he does not represent the iranian people. >> i was a student in the university of tehran. i know ahmadinejad is one of the persons that was torturing political prisoners. >> but the obama administration is not for regime change in iran. it shows a level of weakness that's dangerous. i call it prov
Oct 1, 2012 10:00pm EDT
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